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April 14, 2014

5:47 p.m.

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Drivers in California crash had clean records
Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records. FedEx driver Tim Evans and the driver of the chartered bus ...

5:15 p.m.

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Ron Paul weighs in on Nevada rancher’s standoff with feds
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul – a favorite among many conservative Nevadans – has weighed in on the showdown this past week involving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government. Said Paul, “There’s two things that come out of this: one, when the American people …

4:22 p.m.

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Joe Downtown: Company gets tax credits for shooting movie in Las Vegas
A production company shooting a movie in Las Vegas starring Dakota Fanning has received $297,000 in state tax credits. The company, LPF One DTIG LLC, will be filming in Southern Nevada until early May and already has shot at a downtown club, at Mount Charleston and today was at ....

4:13 p.m.

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Undersheriff says victim acted bizarrely in days prior to fatal officer-involved shooting
A few weeks before Travis Doering aimed a rifle at police officers and was shot and killed, roommates noticed his behavior had begun …

2:51 p.m.

Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Clinton gave a convention speech. The trespassing and violence charges lodged...

2:31 p.m.

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Is Barack Obama ‘black’? A majority of Americans say no.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/04/14/is-barack-obama-black/

2:05 p.m.

Cal law grad’s court appearance in bird-beheading case delayed
Cal law grad’s court appearance in bird-beheading case delayed
A court appearance was postponed Monday for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird in 2012 during a drunken episode …

12:52 p.m.

Man accused of trying to open airplane door faces federal charges
A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight is facing federal charges because he tried to open a door. Prosecutors charged 23-year-old Joshua Carl Lee Suggs Monday with...

12:43 p.m.

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Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations
he Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by...

12:25 p.m.

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Rancher discusses his feud with BLM on Glenn Beck show
Ranch owner Cliven Bundy’s feud with the Bureau of Land Management has caught the attention of national radio host Glenn Beck. Bundy, who lives near Bunkerville, was on Beck’s radio show this morning to discuss...

10:39 a.m.

Family repairing ‘World’s Largest Thermometer’ in Baker
Family repairing ‘World’s Largest Thermometer’ in Baker
A giant thermometer rising from the Southern California desert will once again be a beacon for tourists headed to and from Las Vegas. The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports the family...

10:29 a.m.

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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in...

10:04 a.m.

Russian fighter jet repeatedly buzzes US Navy warship
Russian fighter jet repeatedly buzzes US Navy warship
A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid...

9:52 a.m.

Judge orders Ohio officials to recognize out-of-state gay marriage
A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, the latest court victory for gay rights supporters. Judge Timothy Black ruled that...

9:46 a.m.

Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch
The International Space Station is about to get some fresh groceries and material for an urgent repair job. An unmanned SpaceX rocket was scheduled to blast off at...

9:37 a.m.

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Feds revisit safety rules after fiery Calif. bus crash
Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck that left 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students in Northern California. The truck driver veered...

9:27 a.m.

Employee accused of ringing up $250K on state credit card to support gambling habit
A Nevada Department of Transportation employee in Fallon has been charged with using a state credit card to support his gambling habit. Tal Pierre Smith is accused of...

9:14 a.m.

Photo: UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones heads off the court
Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones commits to Iowa State
Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones will play his final basketball season at Iowa State, he announced while visiting the Cyclones over the weekend. Dejean-Jones is on pace to graduate this summer and would then...

9:06 a.m.

Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty this morning to charges stemming from a 2012 incident in which he was accused of...

8:31 a.m.

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Robot sub returns to water after 1st try cut short
A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were...

8:15 a.m.

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Authorities say hate motivated shooting at Jewish center
The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the subject of a nationwide manhunt. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, of Aurora, Mo., was booked...

2 a.m.

Nevada rancher relaxes after BLM showdown, but what’s next?
Nevada rancher relaxes after BLM showdown, but what’s next?
Cliven Bundy’s son Dave Bundy said the family was relieved that the cattle have been returned, but the fight has become about more than the cattle. It is about ...

2 a.m.

Clark County considers University Medical Center loan, new slot parlors rules
Clark County considers University Medical Center loan, new slot parlors rules
Local Government:
UMC seeks a $25 million loan to offset delays in state Medicaid reimbursements and the commission considers new rules on tavern gaming. The meeting will be ...

Saturday

April 12, 2014

10:11 a.m.

Citing safety concerns, BLM calls off cattle roundup
Citing safety concerns, BLM calls off cattle roundup
Feds release all cows gathered
The campaign to round up Cliven Bundy’s cattle has been canceled. The Bureau of Land Management announced today that federal agents would conclude their one-month operation to seize the 900 cattle roaming on federally owned land about 75 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Additionally, federal land managers confirmed ...

Friday

April 11, 2014

5 p.m.

Four indicted in alleged heroin-smuggling scheme
Four accused drug traffickers have been indicted by a Clark County grand jury stemming from a 14-pound heroin seizure last month. Armando Vizcarra, 43, who authorities allege was ...

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